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Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Wednesday, August 07, 2019

De Queen students will report Aug. 13 for the first day of the school year. For the first time in two and half decades, Tracy Nealy will not be on the De Queen staff. Nealy resigned from De Queen last spring and is now laying the ground work to start a softball program at the University of A…

First State Bank of De Queen has donated a football 40 second clock for Leopard Stadium. The clock will be used for the first time when the Leopards scrimmage Mansfield Aug. 20. Pictured are, from left: De Queen Athletic Director Bob Sikes, FSB CEO and Vice-Chairman Gary Golden, FSB Presiden…

Friday, August 02, 2019
Monday, July 29, 2019

Gabe Stephens bench presses while Matthew Martinez serves as his spotter. Stephens, Martinez and the remainder of the Horatio football team are in weight training for the upcoming season.

Friday, July 19, 2019
Monday, July 15, 2019
Monday, July 08, 2019
Monday, July 01, 2019

Barcelona’s Elaine attempts to prevent Brandon of Real Madrid from advancing the ball in an 11 and under contest of the De Queen Soccer Association June 21.

Monday, June 24, 2019

UA Cossatot hosted its first annual Youth Basketball Camp at the Historic UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium from June 17-19. The camp started at 9 a.m. each day and ended at noon. Twenty-three youth from the first grade to the seventh grade participated in the camp. 

Ishmael Cristobal performs the jump box drill as part of the De Queen football team’s summer strength program. Cristobal is a junior lineman for the Leopards.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

De Queen soccer players JooAna Guerrero and Edward Garcia will play in the Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star games June 21 at Conway. Guerrero, who starred at mid-field for the Lady Leopards, is the daughter of Yariela Mejier and Antonio Guerrero. Garcia, the son of Rito Garc…

Monday, June 17, 2019

UA-Cossatot will begin varsity athletics with men’s and women’s basketball next November. New coach Brad Phillips’ love of the game has carried him from the hills of Arkansas to the plains of Kansas to the swamps of south Mississippi and back to his native state on the opposite corner.

Ashley and Abby Dykes of De Queen have committed to being part of the first basketball team at Texas A&M University at Texarkana. The school, a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, is preparing for its initial season on the court. Abby, left, and Ashley are pi…

Monday, June 10, 2019

Sixty area baseball players showed up for the 2019 Leopard Baseball Camps, which were held June 5 and June 7 at Leopard Field. Campers took part in drills covering all aspects of the game and were instructed by current players and coaches of the Leopard baseball program.

Friday, June 07, 2019
Monday, June 03, 2019

Tyson Foods supported the 2018/19 Cossatot River girls softball team. Pictured is former CRHS assistant coach and Tyson Foods, Grannis Plant Supervisor Keven Hill, presenting a $300 check to Coach Tyler Timms of Cossatot River High School. 

Monday, May 27, 2019

Erik Smith has been hired as UA Cossatot’s new soccer coach, as the college gears up for the 2019-2020 soccer season. Home games and practices will take place at the Herman Dierks Park in De Queen and tryouts for both the men and women’s teams will be announced very soon.  

Athletic conferences for the 2020-2022 cycle will soon be announced by the Arkansas Activities Association. Based on the attendance figures recorded over the last school year, little should change for De Queen and Horatio.

Trevor Blankenship of Horatio High School signs a letter of intent for the cheer squad at Henderson State University. Pictured with the signee are, from left: (front) HSU cheer coach Rick Reboller, Horatio cheer coach Jeana Ford, Blankenship, his mother Melissa Patrick; (back) grandmother Sh…

Malik Beasley signs a letter of intent to participate in track and field at the University of Central Arkansas. Beasley won both the shot put and discus at the 7AAAA conference meet this season. Also pictured are De Queen head track coach Jonathan Lindsey, left, and head football coach Steph…